Elba Peak (Jim Sage Mountains HP)

Elevation: 8,046 ft
Prominence: 2,342

This peak is not in the book.

Elba Peak is the highest point in the Malta Range aka the Jim Sage Mountains which is classified as a subrange of the Albion Range.  It is located just north of the Elba Benchmark. The name Jim Sage Mountain is southern portion of the Malta Range. Check out Dan Robbins’ trip report for details on ascending this peak. USGS Kane Canyon


From Malta, Idaho,  drive south on Old Highway 81 for roughly 6.0 miles. Turn west onto 2160 S. Kane Springs road. The road is good at first but then deteriorates. 4WD is recommended.

Ken Jones’ GPS track for accessing the peak.

Ken Jones’ GPS track for accessing Elba peak.

East Slopes, Class 2

From your parking spot, continue up Kane Creek to the summit ridge north of the peak. Follow the summit ridge south to the summit. The high point is just south of the USGS Benchmark.

Mountain Range: Albion Range

Longitude: -113.49449   Latitude: 42.18409

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